Reading Time: 3 minutes While the economic drag from the Ukraine crisis is being most keenly felt in Europe, we are experiencing the greatest price pressures, against the backdrop of inflation at its highest level in a generation in major economies, including the United States, Britain and Europe
Reading Time: 2 minutes The precious metal appears to have evolved a Teflon coating, with every positive development or piece of news slipping straight by and having no effect on its market pricing.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Gold ETFs had their strongest quarterly inflows since Q3 2020, fuelled by safe-haven demand. Holdings jumped by 269 tonnes, more than reversing the 174 tonnes annual net outflow from 2021.
Reading Time: < 1 minute As the dollar soared to its highest level since June 2020 on expectations of faster-than-expected rate hikes in the United States, gold was poised for its worst week in five.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Tight monetary policy is a central bank’s efforts to contract a growing economy by increasing interest rates, increasing the reserve requirement for banks, and selling U.S. Treasuries. Conversely, a loose monetary policy is one that seeks to expand or grow an economy, which is done by lowering interest rates, lowering the reserve requirements for banks, and buying U.S. Treasuries